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FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedInWhatsApp •Govt gets 10 days ultimatum to pass report to National Assembly Labour leaders have rejected Federal Government’s plan to set up another high-powered technical committee on the new national minimum wage. The leaders of the union, comprising the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress (TUC) and the United Labour Congress (ULC), stated this in a communiqué jointly signed and issued at the end of national leadership meeting o...
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National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Nasarawa state has expressed sadness over the death of one corp member in the state,  urged other corp members to be apolitical to prevent been engulfed in the dangers associated with politics. Mr Jacob Unogwu, Acting Head, Press and Public Relation Unit of NYSC in Nasarawa state revealed this in a statement he signed  and  made available to Tribune Online  on Monday in Lafia the state capital. According to the statement, the NYSC state coordinator, M...
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There is currently a split in the ranks of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Federal University, Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE), branch over an action against the institution's vice chancellor, Professor Kayode Soremekun, by the zonal leadership of the union. The Akure Zone of ASUU, through its coordinator, Professor Olu-Olu Olufayo, recently issued a statement in which it accused Professor Soremekun of sundry malpractices, and asked that the vice chancellor be investigated. In the state...
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President Muhammadu Buhari has reduced the cost of forms for some terminal examinations like the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, organised by the Joint Admission Matriculation Board, the Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Examination Council, as well as the Basic Education Certificate Examination. This was revealed by the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, after the Federal Executive Council meeting in State House, Abuja. According to Tolu Ogunlesi, ...
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NOTICE OF POSTPONEMENT OF THE "DISABILITY IS NOT A BARRIER" WORKSHOP. The university community and the general public are here by informed that the "DISABILITY IS NOT A BARRIER" workshop earlier sheduled to hold on Monday December 03, 2018 at Nsukka campus of the university of Nigeria has been postponed due to the national strike of Academic staff union of universities (ASUU).    A new date will be announced at the end of the strike. Thanks Ngozi E. Osadebe(Ph.D) Co ordinator
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The Department for International Development (DFID) says Nigeria needs to invest more in healthcare, education and economic reforms.  The country head of the oganisation, Debbie Palmer, said this on Monday during a conference organised by the Not Too Young To Run group in the nation’s capital, Abuja. She explained that there are projections that soon Nigeria could become the third largest nation on earth which could mean a rise in the number of the working age and potentially, a boost in t...
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UTME Forms On Sale January 10           The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) is to commence sale of forms on 10th January, 2019 for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). The sales of form, according to the examination body, will take place within six weeks while the examination will hold in March after the general elections. Speaking at a stakeholders’ forum at the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Akoka, the JAMB Registrar, Prof. Isiaq Ol...
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Just In! Labour release date to embark on nationwide strike dailyadvent.com Dec 21, 2018 11:36 AM Organized labour has threatened to embark on nationwide strike if the government fails to transmit minimum wage to the national assembly. Labour leaders have again threatened to embark on an indefinite nationwide strike if the Federal Government fails to transmit the new minimum wage structure to the National Assembly on or before December 31, 2018.   The leaders who met in...
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THE Nigerian Immigration Service, Murtala Muhammed International Airport Command, has, again, arrested four Ghanaians for attempted human trafficking two weeks after eight from the same country were apprehended at the airport for similar fence. The Ghanaians, who were between the ages 22 and 25 years, were on their way to Europe for prostitution before they were stopped after interrogation by officials of the service. Just like the previous eight, the four had entered Nigeria through road ...
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President Muhammadu Buhari has reduced the cost of forms for some terminal examination like Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, organized by the Joint Admission Matriculation Board, the Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by National Examination Council, as well as Basic Education Certificate Examination.                                                                                                                This was revealed by the minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, aft...
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bout 63 lecturers and other staff of Ebonyi State University (EBSU) have been relieved of their duties for alleged certificate forgeries, sexual harassment and extortion. Also sacked were adjunct lecturers of the school who have over-stayed in the university. Most of the staff sacked were said to have obtained their West African School Certificate Examination (WAEC) before their First School Leaving Certificate. They were also said to have falsified their age, certificates and other relevant ...
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The Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC) has reportedly promised to start directing fund to encourage innovations in Nigerian Universities in order to boost research and development in the institutions. The Commission said Nigerian Universities were making progress in information and Communication Technology research and development. The executive vice chairman of the NCC, PROF. UMAR GARBA DANBATTA said this in Benin,Edo state at a round table with the Academia industry and other stakeho...
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